Challenged Book Presentation
Please join Amy Magnafichi Strong, IATE’s Intellectual Freedom Chair, on November 17, 2021, 7:00 PM until 8:30 PM, via Zoom, for a presentation and Q&A.
(Zoom link to presentation for registered guests)
Pandemic Processing and Mindful Solutions
an IATE Professional Development Session
Please join us on November 9 at 7 p.m. on Zoom for a one hour workshop designed to give you some space to process your own experiences as well as offer some concrete strategies for how to help students process theirs. The workshop will be facilitated by Sandra Montes, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and owner of In Motion Counseling.
Sandra Montes is bilingual and Latina, and has worked with children, adolescents and adults in a variety of settings from inpatient units to community mental health settings. She has worked in both suburban and urban high schools, helping students reach their full potential. Using a trauma-informed lens, Sandra has helped clients with depression, anxiety, and stress management. She works with educators, healers and other high stress professionals. Sandra is a firm believer in strength based perspective and cognitive behavioral therapy and also believes in a spiritual and holistic perspective in therapy. She has a focus on behavioral activation or “moving,” helping clients become motivated to move their physical bodies to feel relief for their emotional state.